Vice President - Decision Sciences GSC - #956634


Date: 1 week ago
City: Kolkata, West Bengal
Contract type: Full time

Job description

Business: GRA WCR Model Risk Evaluation and Oversight, Risk & compliance India CoE

Open positions: 1

Role Title: Vice President - Decision Sciences GSC’s

Global Career Band: 4

Location: India/ Kolkata / Bangalore

Recruiter Name: Princy Bhadani

Why join us?

Global Business/Global Function (GRA) :

Global Risk Analytics (part of Risk & Compliance CoE) is one of the key sub-functions within Global Risk providing analytics solutions and regulatory capital model support for Global Businesses in domains of wholesale credit risk, traded credit and market risk, treasury risk and operational risk. The function focuses on risk model development, monitoring, quantitative impact study, model maintenance and performs the role of 1st line of defense with respect to model risk.

Global Business/Global Function - Sub-Function (WCR Model Monitoring) :

GRA Wholesale Credit Risk Model Monitoring team (MREO) is a centrally managed team within R&C India CoE that is responsible for monitoring performance and define future action for all Regulatory Capital models (IRB) and portfolio Impairment models (IFRS9, ECL) within Wholesale business for HSBC. The team also carries out monitoring of all Stress-testing models applicable within Wholesale business. Additionally, this team is responsible for Governance and Controls for WCR models across all regions & countries. The team is a critical part of FLOD from Model Risk perspective and is essential in meeting Regulatory and Audit requirement for the business. Throughout the year, the team supports several Regulatory reports like EBA Benchmarking, Pillar 3 submission etc.

What you’ll do:

Job Description:

Decision Sciences job family is structured to address business problems with quantitative solutions like building of predictive algorithms / forecasting / scenario simulations etc.. Members of this Job Family are differentiated by their capability of converting a business problem into a quantitative construct, solve it with available statistical / mathematical methods (following the right rigour), engage with IT to implement and finally interpret the model outcomes in business language. The range of business problems may cover areas of business growth, improving customer experience, limiting risk exposure, capital quantification, enhancing internal business processes etc. They are required to, as necessary, embed agile & exploratory practices into their approach, justify the choice of appropriate methods to various internal and external reviewers. This talent group is expected to keep themselves apprised of latest developments and industry practices around emerging methodologies, techniques etc. and bring those in-house by applying them for better outcomes. A decision sciences job family member should be able to:-

  • Apply relevant analytical methods / algorithms to get actionable insights from HSBC's internal (both structured and unstructured) and external data sources
  • Partner with IT / Data Engineering teams to create deployment road-map
  • Provide actionable solutions with clear articulation of recommendations for the business stakeholders across geographies
  • Independently manage delivery of analytics projects by working with business partners across regions / geographies
  • Actively contribute in innovative analytical solutioning for improved business performance

Role Job Description:

  • This role will be responsible for leading the Regulatory (IRB) or Economic Response Model Risk Evaluation team with GRA India and will be responsible for the day-to-day activities for the team
  • Lead and responsible for Model monitoring and Annual Assessment activities related to IRB or IFRS9/CECL/ST models for all Wholesale portfolios across the Globe.
  • Lead in different functional activities as required for business or regulatory needs.
  • Be the primary contact from MREO for IMR and Audit reviews related to IRB or IFRS9/ST model monitoring (as on when required).
  • The individual is also required to work on key projects/initiatives within Model Evaluation function and drive changes/innovations as on when required.
  • Ensure the Model Risk Evaluation function for IRB or IFRS9/ST models are compliant to all internal policies and control requirements.
  • Build top class team to deliver on business priorities
  • Part of the leadership team for GRA India CoE and drive innovation within the centre.

You would need to:

  • Interface with senior stakeholders across Wholesale Risk
  • Work closely with senior onshore team members in executing specific tasks and projects.
  • Interface with senior contacts within 2nd and 3rd LOD teams as on when required

Management of Risk/Internal Controls/Compliance:

  • The jobholder will continually reassess the operational risks associated with the role and inherent in the business, taking account of changing economic or market conditions, legal and regulatory requirements, operating procedures and practices, management restructurings, and the impact of new technology.
  • The jobholder will also adhere to and be able to demonstrate adherence to internal controls. This will be achieved by adherence to all relevant procedures, keeping appropriate records and, where appropriate, by the timely implementation of internal and external audit points, including issues raised by external regulators.
  • The jobholder will implement the Group compliance policy by containing compliance risk in liaison with Global Head of Compliance, Global Compliance Officer, Area Compliance Officer or Local Compliance Officer. The term ‘compliance’ embraces all relevant financial services laws, rules and codes with which the business has to comply.
  • This will be achieved by adhering to all relevant processes/procedures and by liaising with Compliance department about new business initiatives at the earliest opportunity. Also and when applicable, by ensuring adequate resources are in place and training is provided, fostering a compliance culture and optimising relations with regulators.


What you will need to succeed in the role:

Skills/Experience Required:

  • At least 12 Years of relevant work experience of using statistical concepts and (or) machine learning models to solve complex business problems.
  • At least 10 years of work experience related to Credit Risk in Financial domain.
  • Strong working experience in IRB or IFRS9 model – Retail or Wholesale, Development or Monitoring
  • Experience in managing teams across different levels.
  • Strong & effective communication skills. Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Ability to develop and effectively communicate complex concepts and ideas.
  • Strong stakeholder management skills and seamless delivery of analytics initiatives across markets
  • At least Master's degree in Mathematics, Statistics, Economics, Engineering, Computer Science, Management, or other quantitative fields of study
  • Proficiency in SAS / Python and MS Office tools like Excel & PowerPoint
  • Business problem solving skills is essential.
  • Strong business acumen with out-of-the box thinking to drive improved business performance.
  • Strong knowledge and understanding of financial-services/ banking-operations.

You’ll achieve more at HSBC

HSBC is an equal opportunity employer committed to building a culture where all employees are valued, respected and opinions count. We take pride in providing a workplace that fosters continuous professional development, flexible working and, opportunities to grow within an inclusive and diverse environment. We encourage applications from all suitably qualified persons irrespective of, but not limited to, their gender or genetic information, sexual orientation, ethnicity, religion, social status, medical care leave requirements, political affiliation, people with disabilities, color, national origin, veteran status, etc., We consider all applications based on merit and suitability to the role.”

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